The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2904 Thursday, 27 December 2001
From: L. Swilley <
Date: Monday, 24 Dec 2001 17:54:51 -0600
Subject: The Abused R&G
>We have students asking (1) if Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are intended
>to be Jewish and (2) if Shakespeare uses them to exploit the
>anti-Semitism that seems to have been the norm in early modern England.
>My answer, as it often is, is "I don't know." Can anyone help?
If anti- rather than pro-Semitism is Shakespeare